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Employment and average hourly earnings by industry

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Employment and average hourly earnings by industry for all employees, August 2021, seasonally adjusted
Industry Over-the-month-change in employment (in thousands) Average hourly earnings Employment level (in thousands)

Total private

243 30.73 125,145

Mining and logging

6 35.53 644

Construction

-3 33.07 7,416

Manufacturing

37 29.85 12,421

Wholesale trade

1.4 33.79 5,722.1

Retail trade

-28.5 22.12 15,324.9

Transportation and warehousing

53.2 26.97 5,845.0

Utilities

-1.3 45.08 537.3

Information

17 44.46 2,764

Financial activities

16 40.53 8,846

Professional and business services

74 37.03 21,001

Education and health services

35 29.92 23,660

Leisure and hospitality

0 18.82 15,216

Other services

37 27.48 5,748